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David J. Schusteff

by Legacy News

Buffalo Grove, IllinoisUSA

Died April 9, 2020

Age 71


David J. Schusteff, EdD, 71, beloved husband of Sandra, nee Kalika, for 43 wonderful years; loving father of Noah (Alison) Schusteff and Lia Sutton; cherished grandpa of James, Ethan and Jacob…

Felled by COVID-19, David was honorable, authentic, and the rock of his family. Despite facing many health problems, including the loss of his eyesight, David maintained his down-to-earth personality and intelligence. He was loved by his family and friends who will miss the ever-present twinkle in his eye, his boisterous laugh, and sharp wit…

David was a highly respected mentor to countless teachers and students throughout his lifelong career at Niles Township High School District #219 and the Fasman Yeshiva High School. From his first job as a biology teacher and football/wrestling coach to assistant superintendent, he was dedicated to doing the most good for the greatest number of students.

Published in the Chicago Tribune

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“The world is a better place because of Dave. He was a person people respected because of the respect he showed others.”

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